Famous quotes containing the words van and/or den:
“English general and singular terms, identity, quantification, and the whole bag of ontological tricks may be correlated with elements of the native language in any of various mutually incompatible ways, each compatible with all possible linguistic data, and none preferable to another save as favored by a rationalization of the native language that is simple and natural to us.”
—Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)
“Then he entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling things there; and he said, It is written, My house shall be a house of prayer; but you have made it a den of robbers.”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 19:45,46.